Shrimp Tales

  • Tenney Flynn Announced as Wild American Shrimp® Chef of the Year 2018

    October 22, 2018

    Wild American Shrimp®, the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA)’s marketing program for wild-caught Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp, announces 2018 Chef of the Year as Chef Tenney Flynn, Chef/Owner of GW Fins’ in New Orleans. Image: Chef Tenney Flynn, Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year 2018 Chef Flynn regularly speaks to the media through interviews... Read More

  • Tenney Flynn Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 19, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: Tenney Flynn Chef Tenney Flynn is Chef/Owner of GW Fins in New Orleans. He regularly speaks to the media through interviews and cooking demonstrations to stress the importance of using American wild-caught shrimp. Flynn has become known as one of the country’s foremost seafood experts, as well as a vocal enthusiast... Read More

  • Michael DiBuono Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 18, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: Michael DiBuono Chef Michael DiBuono is Executive Chef/Owner of Sea Level Oyster House in Cleveland, Mississippi. He is an avid supporter of Wild American Shrimp through social media and representing Wild American Shrimp in culinary competitions in which he competes, such as the World Seafood Championship. He recently opened his... Read More

  • Austin Sumrall Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 18, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: Austin Sumrall Chef Austin Sumrall is Chef/Owner of White Pillars in Biloxi, Mississippi. He is extremely passionate about everything farm-to-table, local & seasonal ingredients. Gulf seafood is an utmost importance due to his restaurant being ON the Gulf. When interviewed, Chef Sumrall openly advocates for the importance of wild-caught seafood and... Read More

  • James Aptakin Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 18, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: James Aptakin Chef James Aptakin is Chef/Owner of Layers of Flavor Catering Company based in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is an avid supporter of Wild American Shrimp and has continued his advocacy efforts since his recent addition to the Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate team earlier this year. He is a... Read More

  • David Guas Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    October 17, 2018

    Chef of the Year Finalist: David Guas Chef David Guas is Chef/Owner of Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery in Arlington, Virginia and Lil’ B Coffee & Eatery in Washington, D.C. Chef Guas is a passionate believer that Wild American Shrimp simply tastes better – satisfying sweet and plump, with more flavor. He is a longtime... Read More